まく

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Japanese[edit]

Pronunciation 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

まく (transitive, godan conjugation, romaji maku)

  1. 巻く, 捲く: to roll something
  2. 枕く, 婚く, 纏く: to make something into a pillow; to sleep together, to have sex; to get married
  3. 任く, 罷く: (obsolete) to appoint someone to an official position; to banish someone
  4. 負く: (obsolete) to lose something (such as a game, competition, or battle)
  5. 設く: (obsolete) to prepare something, to set something up

Pronunciation 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

まく (transitive, godan conjugation, romaji maku)

  1. 播く, 蒔く: to sow seeds (also figurative); to scatter something; to pay out (especially to multiple people); to turn someone out (so that they do not return)
  2. 蒔く: (arts) to scatter powdered gold or silver for 蒔絵 (makie)
  3. 撒く: to scatter something around; to escape by scattering people

Pronunciation 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

まく (romaji maku)

  1. : screen, curtain
  2. : film, membrane

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9